Cindy Godfrey, Executive Director
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education
Hobbies: Gardening, horseback riding, watching my girls in sports and with their animals
How long at Kids Klub: 11 years
What made you want to work with children: My heart has always been fullest when I am near children. I am most happy in a classroom.
Do you have any children: Yes, Tessa & Taryn
Favorite movie: Forest Gump
Favorite book: The Shack by William Young
Favorite vacation spot: Maui
Pets: Two horses, two dogs, a cat, and pigs during the summer
An item on your bucket list: Gosh, I don’t believe that I have a bucket list. Life is good!
What is your goal this year: My biggest goal is…no more gray hairs!
Gabriella Gates, Co-Lead Teacher
Education: High school graduate and attended one year at LCSC in the early childhood development program.
Hobbies: I enjoy reading, writing poetry, and spending time with my family and friends.
How long at Kids Klub: Almost three years
What made you want to work with children: The idea of being a part of nurturing our next generation.
Favorite movie: I like all movies that are funny.
Favorite book: Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers
Favorite vacation spot: McCall, Idaho
Pets: Two dogs
An item on your bucket list: Take a trip with my closest friends
What is your goal this year: I want to read all of William Shakespeare's writings.
Kristi Keeler, Program Director
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education
Hobbies: Woodworking, upcycling, riding ATVs, fishing, spending time with family and friends
How long at Kids Klub: 19 years
What made you want to work with children: I was drawn to work with children. I love their eagerness to learn and their curiosity.
Do you have any children: Yes, Brendan & Brooke
Do you have any grandchildren: 3 grandsons and 2 granddaughters
Favorite movie: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
Favorite book: Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo & anything by Brene' Brown
Favorite vacation spot: Oahu, Hawaii
An item on your bucket list: To catch a sturgeon
What is your goal this year: To create an environment where children feel safe, loved, and valued
Jennifer Hazelbaker, Assistant Teacher
Education: BA in recreation administration and BA in dance as language and culture with a minor field of study in business from Humboldt State University.
Hobbies: Bodybuilding, bird watching, dance, swimming and photography
How long at Kids Klub: Since March 2019
What made you want to work with children: I love hearing what kids have to share each day. They're so creative and imaginative, which I find inspiring.
Do you have any kids: Yes, an 8 year old and a 1 year old.
Favorite movie: Hercules
Favorite book: I love anything William Shakespeare (I am a drama nerd).
Favorite vacation spot: The Redwood forest
Pets: 2 dogs, 2 indoor cats, 2 barn cats & 1 rabbit
An item on your bucket list: To try power lifting
What is your goal this year: I plan to start training to compete in a bodybuilding bikini competition.
Sandy Bishop, Preschool Lead Teacher
Education: Attended Washington State University
What are your hobbies: Horseback riding, running, fishing, camping and spending time with my family
How long at Kids Klub: Started in September 2018
What made you want to work with children: Inspiring children to love to learn, plus dancing and singing is fun!
Do you have any kids: I have three boys - Zachery, Wyatt & Logan
Favorite movie: Gone with the Wind & Grease
Favorite book: Stephanie Plum series and Girl Wash Your Face
Favorite vacation spot: San Clemente, CA (the beach)
Do you have any pets: 1 dog, Kimber, 2 horses, 1 mule and 7 chickens
An item on your bucket list: To travel more
What is your greatest goal this year: Going back to school
Nichole White, Assistant Teacher
Education: I am a freshman in high school.